CEBL: Deng Adel dominates but Ottawa falls to Fraser Valley to open the 2022 CEBL season.

Ottawa, ON – With just under three minutes to go in the first quarter, BlackJacks forward Deng Adel sent a lead pass to Walt Lemon Jr before Lemon Jr gave it right back to Adel, who quickly drove by Fraser Valley’s Ty Rowell in the paint before laying it in with his left hand. The basket pushed the BlackJacks’ lead to 19-13 and the Bandits into … Continue reading CEBL: Deng Adel dominates but Ottawa falls to Fraser Valley to open the 2022 CEBL season.

Huskies rely on mix of old and new to finish off Nationals 

Kingston, ON- As the clock wound down, the realization finally hit Saskatchewan Huskies fifth-year forward Summer Masikewich. Her university career was over. It was one with a national title, four Canada West titles, a U Sports Defensive Player of the Year Award and multiple other accolades.  As the buzzer sounded in her fifth-place game against the UPEI Panthers and her team celebrated an 80-48 career, her … Continue reading Huskies rely on mix of old and new to finish off Nationals 

Déjà vu: Rams Ramp up Defence to Edge Badgers in Overtime Thriller

Kingston, ON- For the second week in a row, the Brock Badgers had a chance to win the game with regulation winding down. In the national semi-final, for the second week in a row against the Rams, the Badgers had the ball near the end of regulation with the game tied. For the second week in a row, the Rams’ defence held strong.  The Rams … Continue reading Déjà vu: Rams Ramp up Defence to Edge Badgers in Overtime Thriller

Saskatchewan upset Brock to advance at the Men’s Basketball Final 8

Edmonton, AB – Who said April 1st couldn’t have some March Madness? The #1 Brock Badgers and the #8 Saskatchewan Huskies faced off in the opening game of the 2022 U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Final 8. After a 95-75 win over Queen’s, the Badgers entered the game to take the Wilson Cup as Ontario champions, while the Saskatchewan Huskies took the Canada West bronze medal. … Continue reading Saskatchewan upset Brock to advance at the Men’s Basketball Final 8

McGill and Dalhousie look to get finally over the hump in MBB Final 8

Ottawa, ON – So it’s all come down to this. With the Brock Badgers’ 95-75 win over the Queen’s Gaels in the 2022 Wilson Cup, all eight teams have been set. It’s time to wait and prepare until Friday when the ball tips off from the Saville Community Sports Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, for the 2022 U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Final 8. The Carleton Ravens have … Continue reading McGill and Dalhousie look to get finally over the hump in MBB Final 8

What’s next for battled-tested Badgers after Critelli Cup loss

St. Catharines, ON- The game and the OUA title was in their hands. Despite blowing a 22-point fourth-quarter lead and being unable to deal with the Rams’ full-court press, the Brock Badgers women’s basketball team still had a chance to win the Critelli Cup. Fifth-year guard Mackenzie Robinson went up for the layup but it could not fall as the buzzer sounded to end regulation. The … Continue reading What’s next for battled-tested Badgers after Critelli Cup loss

Brock looks for a repeat as Critelli Cup Final turns back the clock to pre-pandemic

TORONTO, ON – We’re down to two teams. After a shortened season and a great playoff push, the OUA has narrowed it down to two teams who will play for the Critelli Cup. This afternoon in St. Catharines, the Brock Badgers will host the Rams in the 2020 Critelli Cup rematch. Two undefeated teams have made their way to the final, but only one will hold … Continue reading Brock looks for a repeat as Critelli Cup Final turns back the clock to pre-pandemic

Queen’s stuns Carleton, advances to Wilson Cup

Ottawa, ON – For the better part of the last 20 years, the Carleton Ravens have existed as the modern-day Goliath of U SPORTS Men’s Basketball, with 12 Wilson Cup Titles and 15 W.P McGee Trophies since 2002. For at least one night, though, David finally got the shot he needed and sent an OUA titan, toppling to the ground. The story almost looked like it … Continue reading Queen’s stuns Carleton, advances to Wilson Cup

U Sports WBB Final 8 Bracketology Version 2.0: Absences and Opportunities 

Hamilton, ON- A lot has changed since my first version of bracketology. As expected, the conference playoffs have provided some clarity on the nationals picture. As of Mar. 21, half of the eight-team field is set: host Queen’s, Canada West champion Saskatchewan, runners up Winnipeg and AUS champion Acadia.  In the past month, two key absences have shifted the nationals picture. Reigning U Sports Player … Continue reading U Sports WBB Final 8 Bracketology Version 2.0: Absences and Opportunities